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anna3LC
« on: April 08, 2005 12:27:34 PM »

here is my first silkscreen.  i used the craftgrrl method.  i used pantyhose but the stretchiness is kind of a problem.  i would use some kind of sheer curtainy material.  basically now though i feel that i am ready to move on to using an actual silk screen.  I wanted to try this out in a super cheap way before buying something i maybe wouldn't use.

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oh also i used high viscosity acrylic paint as was suggested by someone here which worked well for printing the image.  I needed to water it down to paint the stripes, though, as it was pretty thick.

it's a little crooked and the painted background looks kind of third-grade-y, but i am proud!

maybe next time i would print the image first and then paint around it to make it pop a little more and look less ghosty?
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krebstar5
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2005 12:35:51 PM »

  Home Movies is such a great show.  I love your shirt and may even be a bit jealous of it.  Good on you!
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aprilkiss
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2005 12:48:57 PM »

that's awesome!!
i was completely bored just last night and went to the store and rented the first dvd of first season of home movies...i love that show.
you can't have brenden small...he's MINE!!
..although, you might win him over with that cool ass shirt.
cheers.
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anna3LC
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2005 08:55:13 PM »

thanks guys!  sharing the home movies love...  now i have one friend that wants a shirt of jason picking his nose and one that wants a shirt of walter and perry.  i think i'll be doing dwane in the bug costume. 
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